Au-pair in South America
Would you like to get to know South America as an au pair, take care of children and be part of a family? If yes, then we are your contact person for your travel preparations and the planning of your stay on a cultural and scenic continent. Here you can find out what you can expect as an au pair in one of the South American countries, what requirements you should meet and what opportunities may arise from your year as an au pair in South America.
Most of the participants in ChileVentura choose an au pair in combination with attending a language school in South America before starting the au pair job.
Au pair South America - experiences and opportunities
As an au pair in South America you can gain experience that will also be useful in later life. For example, one of your tasks are looking after the children and doing household chores. You have to plan ahead, gain organization skills and be an important point of contact for the children. During your au pair year in South America you may find out that later you want to work professionally with children and, for example, learn the profession of educator or study social work.
In addition, by living with a South American family you will improve your language skills considerably. After an au pair year in South America you will be able to communicate fluently in Spanish.
You can find a lot more information about au pair jobs in our job database.
Interesting facts - discover South America as an au pair
Your everyday life as an au pair in South America consists of looking after the children and doing household chores. You do homework with the children, accompany them to leisure activities and thus support your host parents.
Your au pair costs consist of travel costs to South America and possibly costs for a preparatory language course. If you want to improve your Spanish skills through an intensive language course before your stay with the family, we will be happy to help you find a suitable language school.
Usually an au pair spends three to twelve months with the family and during this time receives a small amount of pocket money for the work done. The weekly working hours can vary greatly depending on the host family and their individual needs. You should expect about 30 to 40 hours per week. At the same time, however, you are entitled to two free weekends per month and several free evenings per week. You can use free weekends ideally to get to know South America better.
Scenic excursion destinations, important sights and exciting cities can be ideally explored on day trips. You can use your free evenings, for example, to explore the local cultural offerings or to socialize with other locals. During your time as an au pair in South America you will live with our host family. Here you have your own room and therefore enjoy sufficient privacy.
If you travel to South America as an au pair, you will experience the hospitality of the locals. Family is particularly important here and you will quickly make friends. In addition, the South American continent inspires with its untouched natural beauty and exciting metropolises with a large cultural offer.
Would you like to get to know South America in a unique experience as an au pair? Then we are happy to help you plan your stay in South America with a host family carefully selected by us. You can find more answers to many questions in our FAQ. We would be happy to personally answer your questions about au pairs in South America and support you with any uncertainties.